HighTop Terms of Service

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Last updated: 07June2020


By using HighTop or accessing the HighTop.app web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using HighTop or accessing this site. HighTop and the materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

Disclaimer of Warranty

Neither Ryan Hanson nor any person associated with Ryan Hanson makes any warranty or representation with respect to the completeness, security, reliability, quality, accuracy, or availability of the services. Without limiting the foregoing, neither Ryan Hanson nor anyone associated with Ryan Hanson represents or warrants that the services, their content, or any services or items obtained through the services will be accurate, reliable, error-free, or uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, that the services or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components or that the services or any services or items obtained through the services will otherwise meet your needs or expectations.

Ryan Hanson hereby disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, statutory, or otherwise, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and fitness for particular purpose.

The foregoing does not affect any warranties which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

HighTop and the materials on this web site are provided "as is". Ryan Hanson makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Ryan Hanson does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of HighTop or the materials on this Internet web site.


HighTop requires an Internet connection for Google Drive and Dropbox access. HighTop relies on APIs and services provided by Google and Dropbox for access.

In no event shall Ryan Hanson be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use HighTop or the materials on the HighTop.app Internet site, even if Ryan Hanson or a HighTop.app authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.

Except as prohibited by law, you will hold us and our officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damage, however it arises (including attorneys' fees and all related costs and expenses of litigation and arbitration, or at trial or on appeal, if any, whether or not litigation or arbitration is instituted), whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other tortious action, or arising out of or in connection with this agreement, including without limitation any claim for personal injury or property damage, arising from this agreement and any violation by you of any federal, state, or local laws, statutes, rules, or regulations, even if Ryan Hanson has been previously advised of the possibility of such damage. Except as prohibited by law, if there is liability found on the part of Ryan Hanson, it will be limited to the amount paid for the products and/or services, and under no circumstances will there be consequential or punitive damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of punitive, incidental or consequential damages, so the prior limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Prohibited Uses

You may use HighTop only for lawful purposes and in accordance with Terms of Service. You agree not to use HighTop:

  • In any way that violates any applicable national or international law or regulation.
  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content or otherwise.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail”, “chain letter,” “spam,” or any other similar solicitation.
  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate Ryan Hanson, a Ryan Hanson employee, another user, or any other person or entity.
  • In any way that infringes upon the rights of others, or in any way is illegal, threatening, fraudulent, or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent, or harmful purpose or activity.
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of HighTop, or which, as determined by us, may harm or offend Ryan Hanson or users of HighTop or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use HighTop in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair HighTop or corresponding external APIs, interfere with any other party’s use of HighTop or corresponding external APIs, including their ability to engage in real time activities through HighTop.
  • Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access this web site for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on this website.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on this web site or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of HighTop.
  • Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of HighTop, the server on which HighTop is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to HighTop.
  • Take any action that may damage or falsify HighTop rating.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of HighTop or this web site.

Intellectual Property

HighTop features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of Ryan Hanson Software and its licensors. HighTop is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of Ryan Hanson.

Error Reporting and Feedback

You may provide us directly at support@hightop.app with information and feedback concerning errors, suggestions for improvements, ideas, problems, complaints, and other matters related to our Service (“Feedback”). You acknowledge and agree that: (i) you shall not retain, acquire or assert any intellectual property right or other right, title or interest in or to the Feedback; (ii) Ryan Hanson may have development ideas similar to the Feedback; (iii) Feedback does not contain confidential information or proprietary information from you or any third party; and (iv) Ryan Hanson is not under any obligation of confidentiality with respect to the Feedback. In the event the transfer of the ownership to the Feedback is not possible due to applicable mandatory laws, you grant Ryan Hanson and its affiliates an exclusive, transferable, irrevocable, free-of-charge, sub-licensable, unlimited and perpetual right to use (including copy, modify, create derivative works, publish, distribute and commercialize) Feedback in any manner and for any purpose.


Ryan Hanson may revise these terms of use for HighTop and this web site at any time without notice. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service periodically.

Your continued use of the HighTop following the posting of revised Terms of Service means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page frequently so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.

By continuing to access or use HighTop and this web site after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are no longer authorized to use HighTop or this web site.